Age Pension

Centrelink Q&A: Is it possible to get two pensions?

Doug wonders if it is legal to claim two pensions while living overseas.

Superannuation News

Why your pension payments may be about to be halved

Sandra has received some bad news in the mail about her pension payments being halved and wants to know what she can do about it.

Superannuation News

Global warning on using pensions in pandemic response

World pension body warns that early super withdrawals should be a last resort.

Age Pension

How to sell excess land and keep the Age Pension

Kathy wants to know whether selling excess land can stop someone from receiving the pension.


Do life insurance payouts affect the Age Pension?

Geoff’s death policy pays out to his children, not his wife. How does this affect the pension? Q. GeoffMy wife and I both have death…

Income and asset tests

Experts propose including home in the pension assets test

Despite its unpopularity, including the family home in the assets test for the Age Pension is the idea that just won’t go away. The Certified…

Retirement Income

Australia pension market up 11.3% in 20 years, making it world's best

But that doesn't mean your fund averaged a return of 11.3 per cent over 20 years.

Age Pension

Are JobKeeper payments included in annual earnings?

Joslyn had her pension reduced while she was receiving JobKeeper and wants to know why. Q. JoslynMy husband and I are employed part time and…

Age Pension

How you can claim your Age Pension from overseas

Jan has read that she can claim her pension while residing in Poland. Is this correct?

Age Pension

CPI figures point to an increase in the Age Pension in March

After deflation figures scuppered a pension increase in September, things appear to be back on track for March.


Centrelink Q&A: When is the best time for my wife to retire?

David’s wife is considering retiring soon, but he wants to know how best to get the timing right.

Age Pension

Does the money from selling your home affect the pension?

Andrew is planning to sell his home but is worried the proceeds will stop his pension.

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